10 February

Mind Yourself Webinar

Learning to care and treat yourself with the same understanding and support you strive to offer the children you mind can be difficult. However to take care of others, you …

07 December

Yule Log

Yule Log Neven Maguire’s delightful French büche de Noêl always goes down a treat. As it’s so rich you’ll find a little goes a long way, so make the slices …

01 December

Is it Tomorrow Today, Mary?

By Lara Hughes The first time I encounter childminder Mary McLoughlin I instantly feel a warm connection and want to hear more from her. She starts off by telling me …

Lettuce Celebrate!
01 December

Lettuce Celebrate!

By Mary Tynan   I, like many, was prompted to spend more time in the garden when we were plunged into lockdown in March 2020. Thankfully we had fantastic weather …

30 November

Parent at 42

I became a parent for the first time at 42 By Bernadette Orbinski Burke It was a wonderful, life changing and life enriching experience beyond measure. I couldn’t quite believe …

30 November

Chairpersons Letter Winter 2021

Dear Members, Here we are again at the end of another year. It’s a little bit like Groundhog Day, looking back on last year’s letter and where we were then. …

10 November

Art Competition 2021

Competition Now Bigger than Ever More Categories for Children & Childminders Can Enter Art or Photo   The Childminding Ireland Art Competition is back this year and it is bigger …